Our Fees

our fees

Exclusive of VAT at 20%

The information we provide in relation to our professional fees are for the purpose of giving our clients a general understanding of our fees.

Please note our fees are exclusive of VAT at 20% and disbursement costs such as third-party fees (i.e. counsel, surveyors, medical experts, police, interpreters, Land Registry, legal expenses insurance).

We will advise our clients about any disbursements which may be charged. Our fixed fee charges will depend on the circumstances and complexity of your case and the amount of time we expect to spend.  Our clients will be advised on this at our initial meeting.

If it later appears that the case is more complex our clients may be asked to pay further fee.

Fees

The matter will be dealt with and/or supervised by the following solicitors/case workers

Kim Ming Teo, solicitor and partner, who supervise this work has over 15 years of experience.

Ilyas Ahmetoglu, solicitor and partner, who supervise this work has over 10 years experience

Yi Tin Eng, solicitor and partner and she has over 10 years of experience in this field

Openycan Akwanya who is Immigration Adviser and Senior case worker and has almost 25 years of experience in this field.

Burcu Koseoglu, Turkish qualified lawyer, and has over 5 years of experience.

Our fixed fees stated below are our best possible estimation of the likely costs. Our fees may change depend on the circumstances of each case. However, if any chances are to be made we will advise in advance before incurring any costs.

Our fee includes the following services:

  • Taking instructions and request the list of documents which will require;
  • reviewing documentation and request, if necessary, further documents;
  • completing the relevant forms;
  • submitting the application together with the its documents;
  • arranging the payment for the Home Office fees;
  • if required by the Home Office, deal with their enquiries;
  • inform the outcome of the application; and
  • to provide further advice on next step, if required.
  • To appeal, if required and instructed to do so.



VISA APPLICATIONS
(Applications made outside of the UK)

  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Additional fee for each child  £ 350.00
  • Touristic & Family Visit Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Business & Artist Visa  £ 1,500.00
  • Student Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Treatment Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,500.00


LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATIONS

(Applications made within the UK)

  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,200.00
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,200.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Human Rights Claim£ 1500.00

Student Applications  £ 1,00.00

ECAA ANKARA AGREEMENT

  • Extension Application  £ 1,200.00
  • Turkish worker applications  £ 800.00
  • Applications made outside UK – NO VAT  £ 1,500.00

 



INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATIONS
(Applications made within the UK)

  • All Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) Applications £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)

CITIZENSHIP APPLICATIONS

  • Citizenship Applications £ 800.00
  • Registration Applications for Minors  £ 800.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,200.00


EEA CITIZENS APPLICATIONS

  • Registration Certificate Applications  £ 800.00
  • Residence Card Applications£ 1,000.00
  • Permanent Residence Card Applications£ 1,200.00

APPEALS TO TRIBUNAL

  • Application to the Court and preparation of Bundle £ 1,800.00
  • Representation at the Court (Barrister/Solicitor) £ 500.00 – £ 700.00

POINT BASED SYSTEM APPLICATIONS

  • Tier 1 (Investor)  £ 5,000.00 – £ 8,000.00
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) £ 5,000.00 – £ 8,000.00
  • Tier 2 (General) £ 2,000.00

    * Depending on the time spend and how much works required

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  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Additional fee for each child  £ 350.00
  • Touristic & Family Visit Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Business & Artist Visa  £ 1,500.00
  • Student Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Treatment Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,500.00
  • Naturalisation £600.00
  • Innovator visa £8,000.00
  • Start Up visa £8,000.00


Home Office immigration and nationality application fees:

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The matter will be dealt with and/or supervised by the following solicitors/case workers

Kim Ming Teo, solicitor and partner, who supervise and undertake this work has over 15 years of experience.

Ilyas Ahmetoglu, solicitor and partner, who supervise and undertake this work has over 10 years of experience

Yi Tin Eng, solicitor and partner and she has over 6 years of experience in this field

Ken Ying Lam is a solicitor and she has over 5 years of experience in this field.

Jannur Dereli is a solicitor and has over 3 years of experience in this field.

Melis Karakus is a paralegal and supervised by Ilyas Ahmetoglu and Jannur Dereli.

Our fee for purchase includes the following services:

  • Take your instructions and provide initial advice
  • Check finances are in place
  • Carry out initial searches on clients, i.e. AML searches;
  • Receive contract documents;
  • Order searches;
  • contact lender’s solicitors if needed
  • Request management pack (leasehold only)
  • Raise enquiries
  • Read and advise on the lease and raise enquiries (leasehold only)
  • Provide advice on the documents and provide Report on Title;
  • Invite client to office for signing documents;
  • Exchange contracts;
  • Arrange payment of deposit;
  • Deal with completion of purchase;
  • Deal with Stamp Duty Return;
  • Deal with payments of Stamp Duty
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry
  • Deal with post completion notices (leasehold only)

Our fee for sale includes the following services:

  • Take your instructions and provide initial advice
  • Arrange for client to complete the protocol forms (if residential) or relevant CPSEs (if commercial)
  • Investigate the title to the property and client`s right to sell the property;
  • issue contract documents and send these to buyer`s solicitor;
  • contact lender and/or solicitors if needed
  • deal with any reasonable/necessary enquiries
  • Invite client to office for signing documents;
  • Exchange contracts;
  • Deal with completion of sale;
  • Receive completion sum;
  • Deal with any payments on behalf of clients, i.e. mortgage, estate agent;

Send the proceeds of sale to client.

Residential Property Sale & Purchase

  • Property value (up to the value of £ 500,000)  £ 1,500.00
  • Property value between (£500,000 but below £1,000,000.00) £2,000.00.
  • Property value £1,000,000.00 and above, please contact us for quote
  • Acting for High Street Banks Lenders £ 500.00, Bridging loan company between £1,000.00 – £1,500.00.


Commercial Property Sale & Purchase

  • Property value up to £500,000.00 £1,500.00
  • Property value above £500,000.00 but below £1,000,000.00 £2,000.00
  • Property value £1,000,000.00 and above, please contact us for quote.


Landlord & Tenant (Commercial)

  1. Granting a new lease £2,000.00
  2. Rent deposit deed £750.00.
  3. Licence to assign £1,500.00.
  4. Authorised guarantee agreement £750.00
  5. Deed Variation £750.00
  6. Surrender of Lease £1,500.00
  7. Rent review memorandum £500.00.


Example of disbursement for property purchases value below £500,000.00;

  1. Land Registry registration fees £135.00
  2. Local Authority Search, Water & Drainage, Environmental and Chancer Check £488.85
  3. Chancer Indemnity Insurance if required £51.96
  4. Land Registry title information £3.00 each
  5. Land Registry Index Map £3.00 each
  6. Copy of lease held by Land Registry £10.00
  7. Land Registry Priority Search fee £6.00
  8. Anti-Money Laundering check £12.60 against the buyer, if gifted deposit from friend & family, there would be an additional nominal charge of £100.00 + Vat for AML check.
  9. Deed of gift £200.00 + Vat if applicable.
  10. Bankruptcy Search £6.00
  11. Lawyer Check £14.40
  12. Arranging for same day bank remittance = £30.00 +VAT per remittance
  13. Arranging for International remittance £60.00 + VAT = £72.00.


For leasehold property only

  1. Notice of Transfer (tbn)
  2. Notice of bank charge (tbn)
  3. Direct covenants fees if applicable (tbn)
  4. Apportionment of ground rent & service charge (tbn)


For new built / plot or off plan purchase

Please contact us directly for a quote

We reserved the right to charge additional fee where the matter is unreasonably protracted disregards of which parties’ fault.

Prices Are Exclusive of Vat

Petition for divorce £1,000.00

Statement of arrangements for children £500.00 agreed by all parties

Notice of home rights under the Family Law Act 1996 £250.00

Notice of a financial application, preparing Consent Order and other applications; case worker hourly rate applies (Between £250.00 – £350.00)

Disbursements

Court fees £550.00

Consent Order Court fee £50.00

Counsel daily fee between £600.00 – £800.00

  • Majority of personal injury claims are funded through a Conditional Fee Agreement, also known as “No Win No Fee” agreement. This means if your case is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay us for the work we have carried out for you case, however you may be required to pay for likely disbursements.
  • We can give you likely cost of disbursements at our initial meeting. Should your case be successful, we will claim what is known as “Success Fee” from compensation received.
  • Please note that the maximum that you will be liable to contribute is capped at 25%  of your compensation.

The matter will be dealt with and/or supervised by our partners, Kim Ming Teo and Ilyas Ahmetoglu.

Undisputed Debt

These costs apply where the claim is in relation to an unpaid invoice which is not disputed and enforcement action is not needed. If the other party disputes the claim at any point, we will discuss any further work required and provide with revised advice about costs if necessary, which could be an hourly rate.

Our fee is based on an hourly rate of £300 plus VAT.

It will take an average of 5 hours to obtain judgment in default and the court fee is 5% (4.5% if lodged online) of the sum claimed.

If payment is received after the initial letter before action you can expect to pay £500 plus VAT plus the court fee.

If payment is received after the judgment in default the fee is £1500 plus VAT plus the court fee.

Our fee includes the following services:

  • Taking instructions and reviewing documentation;
  • Undertaking appropriate searches;
  • Sending a letter before action;
  • Receiving payment on behalf of client, or if the debt is not paid, drafting and issuing a claim;
  • Where no Acknowledgment of Service or Defence is received, applying to the court to enter Judgement in default;
  • When Judgement in default in received, write to the other side to request payment;
  • If payment is not received despite the judgment, providing further advice on next steps.

Matters usually take 5-20 weeks from receipt of instructions from you to receipt of payment from the other side, depending on whether or not it is necessary to issue a claim.

Further to judgment, if payment is not forthcoming an enforcement action may be needed. If instructed to do so the matter will be transferred to the High Court for enforcement for which there is a court fee of £66 and the time to enforce is an average of 3 hours and the fee will be in the region of £800 plus VAT. .

For further information you may contact us on 02079237792

  • Solicitors with over 8 years’ experience  £ 300.00
  • Solicitors with over 4 years’ experience  £ 220.00
  • Solicitors with over 2 years’ experience  £ 200.00
  • Experiences fee earners  £ 130.00
  • Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners  £ 120.00

FULL ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

We can help you deal with the full estate administration.

What is involved?

All of the work required to complete the probate: Provide you with a dedicated and experienced probate solicitor to work on your matter.

Our fee includes the followings;

  • Take your instructions and provide initial advice
  • Identify the legally appointed executors or administrators and beneficiaries
  • Accurately identify the type of Probate application you will require
  • Obtain the relevant documents required to make the application
  • Complete the Probate Application and the relevant HMRC forms
  • Draft a legal oath for you to swear
  • Make the application to the Probate Court on your behalf
  • Obtain the Probate and securely send copies to you
  • Collect and distribute all assets in the estate

Timescale

On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 3-6 months.

Typically, obtaining the grant of probate takes 4-8 weeks. Collecting assets then follows,

which can take between 2-4 weeks. Once this has been done, we can distribute the assets, which normally take 2-4 weeks.

 How much does this service cost?

The price will depend upon the level of experience of the relevant fee earner and the value and complexity of the estate. The price can vary and can be charged on a fixed fee basis, fee percentage (usually between 0.5% to 2.5% is industry standard for Solicitors although banks can charge significantly more) or on an hourly rate basis but typically our fixed fees for Full Estate Administration work start from:

Legal fees £2,000

VAT on legal fees £400

Total £2,400

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. Please keep in mind that, as with the legal fees, the disbursements will vary depending on the type of matter.

Disbursements

Office copies £3

Land charges search £2 per person

Electronic ID check £2.40 per person

Bank transfer fee £35 + Vat per transfer

Probate Application Fee £215 + 1.50p per copy of the probate letter

Case Management Fee £71 / £113

London Gazette notice £83.40 (incl. VAT

Local Newspaper notice Approx £50 – £150 + VAT

Land Registry fee c.£40 – £60

GRANT ONLY

We offer a “Grant only” service too. This is a low cost way of us taking the responsibility for obtaining the Grant of Probate (or Grant of Letters of Administration where there is no Will) on your behalf, and you can thereafter deal with the estate administration yourself.

What is involved?
All of the work required to extract the Grant:

Provide you with a dedicated and experienced probate solicitor to work on your matter

Identify the legally appointed executors or administrators and beneficiaries

Accurately identify the type of Probate application you will require

Obtain the relevant documents required to make the application

Complete the Probate Application and the relevant HMRC forms

Draft a legal oath for you to swear

Make the application to the Probate Court on your behalf

Obtain the Probate and securely send copies to you

Timescale

On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 1 month. We can

usually submit the application to the Probate Registry (for non-taxable estates) within 2 weeks.

How much does this service cost?

The price will depend upon the level of experience of the relevant fee earner and the value and complexity of the estate. The price can vary and can be charged on a fixed fee basis or on an hourly rate basis but typically our fixed fees start from:

Legal fees for non-taxable estate (IHT 205) £500

VAT on legal fees £100.00

Total £600.00

Legal fees for a taxable estate (IHT 400) £1,200.00

VAT on legal fees £240.00

Total £1,440.00

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. Please keep in mind that, as with the legal fees, the disbursements will vary depending on the type of matter.

Disbursements

Office copies £3

Electronic ID check £2.40 per person

Probate Application Fee £155 + 0.50p per copy

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